Culture

In this culture section, you’ll find the latest news about psychology. Discover more about literary topics, articles, philosophy, and explore our stories and reflections. Because there’s no better way to stimulate the mind than culture in all its different forms: cinema, music, books…

Restless Legs Syndrome and the Motor Cortex

Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is hard to describe. In fact, some people believe that their legs move on their own. However, what actually happens is that they have a constant need to move their lower limbs to make the unpleasant…

How We Explain Other People’s Behavior

Although it’s hard to believe, and even though you see it in others but not in yourself, it’s a very common habit to use double standards to explain your own and other people’s behavior. Human beings tend to highlight the…

How’s Your Relationship with Your Body?

Your relationship with your body is not as obvious as you may think. It often remains in the background, despite its importance. Often, your relationship with your body is either instrumental or functional. It’s instrumental when you assume your body…

The Four Paths of Yoga

Yoga is an ancient discipline that people nowadays practice like a sport. However, if what we’re looking for is its true practice, we must follow a series of guidelines. In doing so, we have to keep in mind both physical…

Biopsychology Research Methods

Biopsychology research methods have evolved in the last decades. Although there are several biopsychology research methods, in this article, we’ll focus on those that study what happens in the brain under certain conditions. Authors such as Dewsbury (1991) define biopsychology…

First Aid for Children

A lot of people know first aid. Some people have taken classes, and others have had to learn it on their own. But in most cases, we only learn how to apply it to adults. People don’t generally teach you…

How to Help Children with Math Anxiety

Math anxiety is quite common. Approximately 60% of all students may suffer from it. Mathematics can trigger negative emotional responses in most students. Nonetheless, math is very important. If you don’t pass math, you probably won’t graduate, so math anxiety…

Five Types of People Who Annoy Others

There are different types of people who annoy others, mostly due to their behavior and attitudes. However, these people often refuse to recognize them. Likewise, they don’t interpret the signs others send them and the truth is that it’s difficult…

Brain Microbiome: Gut Bacteria in the Human Brain

During the last annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, researchers presented a report that showed how some gut bacteria lives in different regions of the brain, which seems to be the brain microbiome.…

The Effects of an Adrenaline Rush

An adrenaline rush occurs when your adrenal glands produce a lot of adrenaline. This rush can manifest due to stress or anxiety. Adrenaline is an adrenergic amine. These substances stimulate the sympathetic nervous system (SNS). Specifically, adrenaline is a catecholamine.…

You: Falling in Love with a Stalker

Last December, Netflix released a series that gave us a lot to talk about: You. The series was first released on the Lifetime channel. However, Lifetime canceled it shortly due to poor audience ratings. However, its creators didn’t give up and…

León Felipe’s Most Memorable Quotes

León Felipe’s quotes are like his life: surprising and exultant. No one ever thought that a pharmacist could have such a mystical sensitivity that captured the great realities of the human soul and of society. This famous Spanish writer traveled…

Theories of Hunger: Why Do We Eat?

It’s noon and you’re hungry. You feel even hungrier as the minutes pass. You need to eat now! However, you’re very busy at the moment, so you can’t. Now it’s four in the afternoon and you’re not hungry anymore. How…

Five Characteristics of Influencers

Our ways of communicating with each other multiply with each new technological advance. There are all kinds of ways for us to express what we want to say. We used to just write messages, but now we can make whole sentences…